About

Following an unexpected tragedy, a child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe meets an nine year old boy named Cole Sear, who is hiding a dark secret.

8.1
13k
Directed by

M. Night Shyamalan

Written by

M. Night Shyamalan (Writer)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Not every gift is a blessing.

Cast

Keywords

afterlife single mother loss of loved one ghost dying and death psychological thriller confidence cowardliness spiritism child single marriage crisis school play psychology child abuse sense of guilt philadelphia, pennsylvania paranormal phenomena ghost child

Photos

Lists

#163 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#89 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#332 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen M. Night Shyamalan

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Toni Collette

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Frank Marshall Kathleen Kennedy Barry Mendel

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Andrew Mondshein